Hydrochloric Acid Leak Quickly Contained In Brownfield

A chemical leak Friday morning in Brownfield forced several people to evacuate.
By Allison Morrison
BROWNFIELD, TX -- A chemical leak Friday morning in Brownfield forced several people to evacuate.

Chief of Police Tony Serbantez said the hydrochloric acid spill was discovered around 6:45 a.m. coming off a rail car.

It happened at a railroad yard on the 200 block of North 7th Street in Brownfield. 

Serbantez said Wolfforth hazmat crews were called to the scene as a precaution and several people were evacuated from the area.

The leak was quickly contained and Serbantez said no one was hurt.
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